, Chicago, Illinois May 2000 – October 2004
Human Resources Manager
Integrally involved in the administration of company-wide human resource services policies, procedures,and practices for more than 6,000 employees in this multi-union/multi-location environment. Served in anadvisory capacity to senior management, faculty and staff on HR matters and conductedinvestigations asneeded to resolve employee relations issues. Performed job audits, prepared job descriptions and conductedclassification studies. Produced Affirmative Action (AA) and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)reports ensuring compliance with state and federal employment regulations. Provided back-up coverage toand assist the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and the Executive Director of Staffing andCompensation in conducting performance reviews and in the development of various programs and procedures. Developed and implemented creative and cost-effective organizational recruitment strategiesthrough negotiations with major publications and advertising recruitment firms resulting in a $30k costsavings.
Selected by HR Vice Chancellor to represent department and serve as chair on the faculty searchcommittee to recruit, screen and hire professional faculty
Organized and coordinated the semi-annual Districtwide Faculty Career Fair incorporating all sevenCity Colleges of Chicago attended by more than 500 diversified job seekers
Routinely deployed to various City Colleges during registration periods to provide academicconsulting services to current and prospective students
Resolved registration problems relating to curriculum, course prerequisites, and eligibility byreferring to catalogues and other appropriate resource material
Evaluated student transcripts and course work to ensure student remained on career track
Worked closely with Administrators and assisted in the coordination of various events such asAdministrator and Faculty Off-Site Retreat, Annual Town Hall Meetings, Career Fairs, etc.
Increased the hiring of culturally diverse employees in professional positions by 35% in one quarter and boosted diversity in applicant pool by 40%
Insulated the company from legal risks by serving on the Child Protection Task Force which resulted inthe establishment of procedures to ensure the protection of minors while on campus.
As internal career transition consultant, developed and implemented in-house job transition programfor union and non-union employees affected by downsizing, resulting in a 90% employee retentionrate through job transfers throughout the company.
, Chicago, Illinois
Nov. 1999 - May 2000
Human Resource Executive Analyst
Performed a variety of complex and straightforward responsibilities within the human performanceservices area. Provided advice on procedures and work methods to individuals within various levels of the organization. Prepared and submitted paperwork for new employees, recruitments, payments of bill,check requests, inventory, and other human resources functions. Maintained personnel records incompliance with organizational, departmental, state and federal standards and regulations.
Ensured that employment offer letters, payroll status changes, and other benefits forms were processedin an accurate and timely manner
Assisted in coordinating employee orientation, recruitment fairs, and executive interviews. Developed areputation for meticulous attention to detail and an extremely professional demeanor.Page 2 of 3